Manuscript volume containing a treatise entitled 'The means of a most ample increase of the wealth and strength of England in a few years', 1706, including sections concerning the economic history of England, government regulation of trade and the East India Company. Includes a dedicatory epistle to Queen Anne.
Treatise on the English economy
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 84
- Dates of Creation1706
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 116 leaves
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Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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This manuscript was bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell at the Elkin Mathews and John Lane sale, Sotheby's, on 16 May 1895.